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Harvard Forest Director Receives Book Award in Environmental Science

February 9, 2018
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David Foster - Author of A Meeting of Land and Sea

At its annual Prose Awards luncheon on February 8 in Washington D.C., the American Association of Publishers announced that a new book by HF Director David FosterA Meeting of Land and Sea: Nature and the Future of Martha’s Vineyard, was awarded their 2018 prize for Environmental Science.

The PROSE Awards annually recognize the best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals, and electronic content in 58 categories.

Published in 2017, A Meeting of Land and Sea synthesizes twenty years of research in combination with over 300 color photographs, maps, and charts to explore the history, ecology and conservation of Martha’s Vineyard.  The book was published by Yale University Press and is a synthesis volume from Harvard Forest LTER program. David Foster provided the photographs and Brian Hall contributed many maps and graphics.

A Meeting of Land and Sea - Book Cover

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